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Country Day wins its 11th state championship by defeating Haslett, 49-41, in the Class B final

Basketball   | Jeff Dullack

Country Day wins its 11th state championship by defeating Haslett, 49-41, in the Class B final

East Lansing - Detroit Country Day hadn’t won a title in six years and for a program that has 10 state championships that’s a long time.

Most expected the Yellowjackets would have to wait another year because of their youth and inexperience.

Country Day certainly didn’t play like a young team in its two games at the Breslin Center this weekend.

Thanks to some clutch free throw shooting down the stretch, the Yellowjackets were able to fend off Haslett on Saturday, picking up state championship No. 11 with a 49-41 victory in the Class B final.

Coach Frank Orlando, who has coached Country Day to its 11 titles, said that he was thrilled to see his young team come